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County Carlow GAA Obituaries

This article previously appeared in Hogan Stand - National GAA Football & Hurling magazine.
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Barrett, Jack - Sunday, February 20, 2005
The Bagenalstown community was deeply saddened by the passing of Mr Jack Barrett, Oak Grove, Bagenalstown, who died peacefully at his home on December 22 after a short illness. He was 72 years of age.

Bermingham, Pat -  Monday, January 01, 2001
A trip home to enjoy a Sunday outing with his wife and young family ended in tragedy for a 27-year-old Rathoe father

Blanche, Thomas - Saturday, May 31, 2003
The death took place at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, of Mr Thomas J. Blanche, Connaberry, Ballon. Aged 90, the late Mr. Blanche was an active man and had enjoyed good health until very recently. He had worked for Carlow County Council as a carpenter for many years.

Butler, Jack - Monday, September 30, 2002
Mr John (Jack) Butler, 18 Chapel Street, Graiguecullen, whose body was recovered from the river Barrow close to the Carlow Boat Club, was a stalwart member of the Fenagh GFC in Co. Carlow, writes Charlie Keegan.

Butler, Jim - Monday, January 01, 2001
The tricolour at Dr. Cullen Park for the evening’s Ballinkillen-Naomh Eoin Carlow SHC tie flew at half mast in honour of the late Jim Butler (78), Pairc Mhuire, Bagenalstown, who died after a short illness, at his home, writes Charlie Keegan

Corden, Andrew  - Monday, January 01, 2001
By Willie Quillan ANDREW was a highly respected and highly regarded footballer

Dalton, Mick - Sunday, October 31, 2004
Michael (Mick) Dalton, Goolin, Ballymurphy, Borris who died on Tuesday, September 28, was part of Ballymurphy’s golden era in Carlow senior football, playing on the south county team which won the SFC titles of 1947 and 1953.

Doorley, Joe  - Friday, May 20, 2005
The recent death of Joe Doorley, Caritas, Oak Park, Carlow was received with great sorrow by his loving wife and family, neighbours and large circle of friends in Carlow town and county.

Dunne, Jack - Monday, March 31, 2003
The Ballinabranna area of Carlow lost one of its most popular personalities with the passing of Mr Jack Dunne, aged 77, of Craanluskey, Milford.

Gladney, Dick - Friday, February 28, 2003
Dick Gladney of 23 Kernanstown, Carlow, who died on Wednesday February 12, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, was a dedicated hurling man who gave outstanding service to his native St. Mullins and in later years, in the fostering of the game within the Palatine Club writes CHARLIE KEEGAN.

Harte, Martin - Sunday, October 31, 2004
A lifetime of memorable and good humoured moments were affectionately recalled recently as the people of Graigueculllen laid to rest one of their own - the late Martin Harte, Killeshin Road, Graiguecullen, Carlow.

Hennessy, James (Jamesie) - Thursday, October 14, 2004
Mr James (Jamesie) Hennessy, 56 O’Hanrahan Avenue, Carlow, who died at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny on Tuesday December 3, was a founder member of Eire Og GFC and a lifelong Gael.

Hickey, Jack - Monday, September 30, 2002
The unexpected and untimely death of Fenagh’s Jack Hickey severs another link with the Fenagh Junior football championship winning team of 1960.

Jackman, James  - Friday, May 13, 2005
Widespread shock was felt in Tullow following the untimely passing of one of the town’s most noted sportsmen, who hails from a family synonymous with Tullow, writes Suzanne Pender.

Jones, John - Thursday, September 30, 2004
A Blues GAA stalwart all his life, John Jones will be missed by both his family, friends and club.

Kennedy, Jim  - Monday, January 01, 2001
The sudden death on Sunday morning of Mr James (Jim) Kennedy, Cournellan, Borris, caused a deep and sincere sense of loss throughout the South Carlow area, writes Charlie Keegan

Lennon, Seamus - Thursday, April 28, 2005
As a man who took the highest pride in his Irishness, particularly his love of the native language, it was highly appropriate that Seamus (Shem) Lennon, Pembroke, Carlow, should pass away on St. Patrick’s Day.

McDonald, Bill - Monday, March 28, 2005
William (Bill) McDonald passed away peacefully at his home in Moffat Street, Hacketstown recently following a short illness.

McDonald, Ned - Monday, February 28, 2005
The people of Hacketstown united in sympathy recently to pay their respects to a local man held in high esteem within the community.

McEvoy, James - Sunday, February 20, 2005
The death has taken place of James McEvoy, 3 the Paddocks, Brownshill, Carlow. James or Jim to those who knew him, was the founder chairman in both Fenagh and Ballon GAA Clubs - an extraordinary feat which goes a little way to demonstrating how deeply immersed he was in the two communities that he lived most of his life.

Moran, Christy  - Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Mr Christy Moran, Iona Drive, Rathnapish, Carlow who died on Saturday October 26, had been in failing health for some time and had spent the last four months of his life at Carlow District Hospital, writes Charlie Keegan.

Morrissey, Jimmy -  Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Mr Jimmy Morrissey Ballycrinnigan, St. Mullins, who died unexpectedly at The Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow on Thursday December 5th, was the eldest of the well known Morrissey hurling family from St. Mullins.

Moules, Tony - Monday, May 31, 2004
The death took place of Anthony (Tony) Moules, Redna Road, Aughrim, aged 88 years.

Murphy, Matt - Monday, September 30, 2002
Mr Matt Murphy 1 Woodlawn Park, Borris, Co. Carlow who died on Thursday September 5th at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny was a former Gaelic footballer and hurler and has played in both codes for his native county.

Nolan, Bill - Monday, January 01, 2001
Mr Bill Nolan, Rutland Terrace, Carlow died at Carlow District Hospital on Monday, April 22 aged 89

O’Boyle, Brian - Wednesday, June 30, 2004
Former county footballer Brian O’Boyle died at the age of 60 in St. James’ Hospital following a long battle with illness.

Savage, Jim - Thursday, March 31, 2005
The death took place recently of Jim Savage,The Square, Tullow, Co. Carlow. Jim was a very popular and well loved member of the community in Tullow having been born in the town and lived there all his life.

Slater, Jim - Monday, January 01, 2001
The death of Jim Slater, 11 St. Fiacc’s Terrace Graiguecullen severs a link with the glory days of Laois football during the 1930’s and 1940’s

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